Manuscript Collections - Myra McGrath And Dorothy Eastman

2022

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MYRA McGRATH AND DOROTHY EASTMAN
HERBERT HOOVER COLLECTION, 1921-1965
11 linear inches (2 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of invitations clippings photographs, itineraries, programs, Republican convention material, Herbert Hoover notes and doodles, and memorabilia collected by Myra McGrath and Dorothy Eastman during their years as secretaries to Herbert Hoover  from then until his death. It is dated 1921‑1965.

FOLDER LIST

Box Contents

1

Articles About Herbert Hoover, 1928‑1964 and undated
Autographs – Herbert Hoover
Bookplates – Herbert Hoover
Calendar with Herbert Hoover Photo, 1929
Calling Cards – Herbert Hoover – White House
Cartoons – Herbert Hoover
Christmas Cards, 1921‑1939
Clippings

 Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover, 1928-1965 and undated (2 folders)
Scrapbook, 1927‑1928 and undated
Herbert Hoover Funeral, Oct 1964

Doodles-Herbert Hoover, undated
Engravings – Lou Henry Hoover

Historical Buildings and Scenes

2

Presidential Engravings

Handwritten Notes – Herbert Hoover
Inaugural – Herbert Hoover, Mar 4, 1929
Presidential Proclamations – Herbert Hoover, Nov 24, 1932; Jan 5, 1933
Printed materials, 1929-1953
Speeches and Articles – Herbert Hoover, 1931‑1958
Trip Materials – Presidential, Herbert Hoover Menus, Passes, Itineraries, etc. 1928‑1933
White House Invitations and Cards